An exciting workshop to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar

J.M Turner: The Battle of Trafalgar, as seen from the Mizen Starboard Shrouds of The Victory,


Learn about the exciting story of the battle.

Life on board

The Death of Nelson


Learn shanties and songs of Nelson's victory


The Sailors Hornpipe and special dances written at the time to celebrate the victory.

 Creative Writing

Write a shanty about the Battle of Trafalgar

Nelson's Greatest Victory

The Battle of Trafalgar is recognised as masterpiece of leadership. Nelson was in control throughout, luring the combined French and Spanish fleets into combat. This battle represents the start of the end for Napoleon's Empire.

 This is a popular workshop with pupils and staff alike:-

"An extremely exciting project which was undertaken with 8/9year olds at Priory school. For the past 3 years we have used Steve's input to work towards a concert at the end of each project, building on his between visits with singing and dance practices and writing words for each class's sea shanty. The children have thoroughly enjoyed this experience over the years and staff have learned a great deal working in this way."

Deputy Head Teacher

'Trafalgar' can be delivered in different formats for KS2 and KS3 pupils. Typically a one day workshop for one or two classes. It is also available as a longer term project.


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